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1937 MG VA

Convertible Car for sale by Daniel Schmitt and Co. in Saint Louis, Missouri 63074


Daniel Schmitt and Co.

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3455 N. Lindbergh Blvd.
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Classic Car Overview

Classic Car Overview

1937 MG VA $56,900

Saint Louis, MO Black · 4 Cylinder · 7,800 miles

Beautifully restored pre-war MG

Rare & desirable VA Tourer

The rarest VA model

One of approximately 564 built

Single family ownership from 1939-2015

A well-maintained and cared for MG

Numbers matching engine

Gorgeous factory correct color combination

Includes engine crank and tools

Options include:

Painted wire wheels
Leather seats

Recently serviced by a marque specialist

Drives incredibly well!

One of very few available and truly the nicest example that can be found on the market today!

Tremendous investment potential!

A collector’s dream!

The MG VA, originally called the MG 1½-Litre, was unveiled to public at the 1936 Motor Show. Its looks were highly reminiscent of the popular MG SA, however in a smaller scale. The VA featured a unique-to-itself box-channeled frame that swept over the rear axle to accommodate the half elliptic leaf spring suspension that was soft by design. Four wheel hydraulic brakes were a standard feature while the 1,548cc inline-four cylinder engine was outfitted with twin SU carburetors and produced 55 horsepower. Three stylish bodies were available from the factory including a Four Door Sports Saloon, a stylish Drophead Coupe, and a Four Seat Tourer. The Tourer was not only the scarcest of the three body styles produced, but it was also the fastest. It was tested by the British magazine The Motor who achieved 132km/h (82mph) with the top down and windshield folded flat. MG VA production would cease in 1939 with the start of WWII. It is approximated that only 2,407 MG VA’s were built with roughly only 564 being outfitted as the sport Tourer model. 

The 1937 MG VA Tourer featured here is finished in stunning all black with a beautiful dark green Connolly leather interior. This magnificent motorcar was purchased by its second owner in 1939 where it remained for the next 75 years. A concours level restoration has been performed and this MG VA is now ready for the show circuit or Concours d’Elegance. We are proud to offer this investment-grade MG VA Tourer to the most sophisticated collector, investor or enthusiast who understands and appreciates the rarity of this great English marque. Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at info@schmitt.com or (314)291-7000 for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions that you may have. Buy with confidence.

Trades welcome! Financing available! Please visit www.schmitt.com to view our full inventory.

1937 MG VA Specifications

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  • Category

    Import Classics
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  • Trim Body Style

  • Bodystyle

  • Doors

    Two Door
  • Suspension

  • Suspension

  • Engine

  • Engine

    4 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain

  • Transmission

  • Transmission

  • Exterior

  • Exterior Color

  • Custom Exterior Color

  • Interior

  • Interior Color

  • Seat Color


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